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Hawaii

Hawaii Geography Statistics of

  • Land Area:
    (land) 6,423 sq miles
    (water) 4,508 sq miles (the number shown for water
    is over 99% Pacific Ocean territorial waters
    )
    (TOTAL) 10,931 sq miles
  • Land Area: (all states)
  • Land Measurements: The Hawaiian Archipelago includes 18 islands (7 inhabitable) and 113 (small and uninhabitable) coral atolls that strectch across the Pacific Ocean for some 1,500 miles. On our map (upper left) we show the eight largest islands. Width and length numbers shown (below) use Hawaii (the Big Island).
  • Horizontal Width: 95 miles
  • Vertical Length: 82 miles

    Note: Maximum lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering States: (0)
  • Counties: (4) Map
  • County: (largest by population) Honolulu, 876,156
  • Geographic Center: (using the 8 largest islands) 16.5 miles southwest of the southern coastline of Lanai.
  • Hawaiian Landforms (pictures)
  • Highest Point: Mauna Kea, 13,796 ft.
  • Lowest Point: Pacific Ocean, 0 ft.
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Mean Elevation: (using 8 largest islands) 3.092 ft.
  • Relative Location

See Also

Hawaii Photographs

sea arch

Sea Arch, Big Island

Hawaii Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Hilo Hawaii 808
Honolulu Honolulu 808
Kalaupapa Kalawao 808
Kapaa Kauai 808
Wailuku Maui 808

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This page was last updated on November 16, 2017.